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ESSAIM 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2004-049E

Description

ESSAIM 3 is one of four French military microsatellites, each of mass 120 kg. They are demonstration models to map the "electro-magnetic environment of the Earth's surface". The design of the next generation ESSAIMs will be based on the performance of the models.

Alternate Names

  • 28496
  • ESSAIM3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2004-12-18
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5G
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (France)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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